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Pennsylvania’s Latest Online Gaming Bill Clears Two Senate Votes

May 26, 2017

House Bill 271, an online gaming legalization bill has cleared two separate Senate committees in Pennsylvania, stirring hopes of the bill getting approval during this legislative session. The bill will now be presented for a full Senate vote shortly. The two committees, Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee and ... Read More

Australian Legislator Vows To Keep Fighting For Online Poker Players

May 23, 2017

As the Australian parliament moves towards approving a legislation that will shut down online poker in the country, one legislator is still fighting to protect the game. Sen. David Leyonhjelm of the Liberal Democratic Party is a vocal supporter of poker players opposing the proposed amendment which might result in online poker in Australia ... Read More

Ty Stewart Opens Up About Proposed Changes For 2017 WSOP

May 19, 2017

The recent announcement from the World Series of Poker (WSOP) regarding a new broadcast deal has given rise to a major change in the 2017 schedule, causing ripples in the poker industry. The deal has resulted in the final table also known as ‘November Nine‘ to be moved up to July. Since 2008, the final... Read More

WPT Teams Up With For New WPTDeepStacks India Event

May 15, 2017

The World Poker Tour (WPT) is strengthening its presence in India’s nascent poker market by presenting a new tournament WPTDeepStacks India in partnership with Part of Gaussian Networks Pvt. Ltd, is India’s top poker gaming site with a customer base of over 1 million registered users. Anuj Gupta, founder and CEO of ... Read More

PSL Draft Held Successfully For India’s First Ever Poker League

May 11, 2017

India’s inaugural season of the Poker Sports League (PSL) moved forward to becoming a reality after the successful conclusion of its player draft. The draft event was held at the Playboy Club in New Delhi where the owners of the 12 franchises constituting the league met to choose players for their teams. The owners followed... Read More

MGM Resorts To Launch First Online Gaming Site Later This Year

May 9, 2017

MGM Resorts has announced that it will be launching its first online gaming venture playMGM in the state of New Jersey later this year. The global casino operator’s site launch would make it the 21st online gaming site to go live in the state. MGM Resorts which operates Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic... Read More

Californian Tribe Decides To Pull Out Of PokerStars Led Coalition

May 4, 2017

California’s efforts to legalize online poker has possibly received a major boost after a Native American tribe pulled out of a coalition which was led by PokerStars. According to a news report, the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has exited the coalition citing the need to focus its attention on other tribal issues. The... Read More

Poker Player Receives Over 8 Years In Prison For Debt Collection Scam

April 27, 2017

A U.S-based professional poker player Travell Thomas has received a prison sentence of 8.5 years from a Manhattan federal court for running a $31 million debt collection scam. Thomas pled guilty in November 2016 and blamed a gambling addiction for ruining his life and pushing him into criminal activities. His career prize money till date... Read More

Italy To Unveil Framework For European Shared Poker Liquidity In May

April 25, 2017

Shared online poker liquidity among European markets is expected to become a reality by mid-2017 according to an Italian media report quoting the country’s online gambling president Daria Petralia. Gaming regulators from several countries have been locked in negotiations for weeks developing agreements for shared liquidity. The regulators are ... Read More Announces WPT500 Las Vegas Satellites For Indian Poker Players

April 20, 2017

India’s premier online poker site recently announced that it will be hosting exclusive online qualifiers between April 17 and June 4 for WPT500 Las Vegas, providing Indian poker players with a chance to win a ticket to a world-class poker tournament. WPT500 Las Vegas which kicks off on June 26 is being held at... Read More

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